Bulk edit vulnerable items

You can edit vulnerable items in bulk by selecting fields and running an asynchronous bulk edit job in the background.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_vul.vulnerability_write

About this task

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Vulnerability > Vulnerabilities > Vulnerable Items.
  2. Select the vulnerable items to edit by checking the box next to each item or creating a filter.
    Select vulnerable items
  3. Click the Bulk Edit button.
  4. Select and enter updates in the pop-up window.
    Field Description
    Record Selection Select which records to update. Choices are:
    • Only Selected Vulnerable Items
    • All Vulnerable Items that match filter
    • Vulnerability Group
    • Vulnerability entry
    State Select the change for the State in the vulnerable item. Choices are:
    • Do Not Update
    • Open
    • Under Investigation
    • Awaiting Implementation
    • Deferred
    • Closed
    • Resolved
    Business Impact Select the change for the Business Impact field in the vulnerable item. Choices are:
    • Do Not Update
    • Critical
    • High
    • Non-critical
    Priority Select the Priority field in the vulnerable item to update. Choices are:
    • Do Not Update
    • Critical
    • High
    • Moderate
    • Low
    • Planning
    Work notes Enter text describing the changes.
  5. Click OK.
    A bulk edit asynchronous job updates the selected records. The job number with a link is displayed on the Vulnerable Items page where you can view its status.